Cervical cancer drug approved for use on NHS in Scotland – BBC News

Cervical cancer drug approved for use on NHS in Scotland

  • Image copyright SPL Image caption Avastin can prolong the lives of those with cervical cancer
  • A total of 309 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer in Scotland in 2013, with 88 losing their life to it in 2014.
  • Prof Nick Reed, consultant clinical oncologist at the Beatson Oncology Centre in Glasgow, said: “Cervical cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in younger women.

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@BBCScotlandNews: “Cervical cancer drug approved for use on NHS in Scotland”


A new drug which can help women with advanced cervical cancer live longer has been approved for use by the NHS.


Cervical cancer drug approved for use on NHS in Scotland – BBC News